Hubungan Pengetahuan dan Sikap Tentang Menjaga Kebersihan Genetalia dengan Kejadian Keputihan pada Remaja Putri di SMA Negeri 5 Batam
Research Data about women's reproductive health shows 75% of women in the world must have suffered a vaginal discharge, at least once in her life. Bad of hygiene genitalia would be a pathological vaginal discharge. Unfortunately, The fact show that many girls not understand and care about how to take care of their reproductive organs. The study purpose to know the correlation of knowledge and attitudes about Keeping Clean of the Genitalia With Vaginal Discharge Incident at girls in SMA Negeri 5 Batam.
This study is a quantitative research with analytic design that uses the cross sectional approach, samples taken using Probability Sampling Methods and Simple Random Sampling techniques and totally sample 211 respondents.
The results of the study most respondents had a good knowledge about keeping clean of the genitalia as many as 155 respondents (73.5%) and had a negative attitude about keeping clean of the genitalia as many as 208 respondents (98.6%). The results of Chi-Square test this study there was no correlationship of knowledge about keeping clean genitalia with vaginal discharge incidence at girls in SMAN 5 Batam (p = 0.068). There is no correlationship attitudes about keeping clean genitalia with vaginal discharge incidence at girls in SMAN 5 Batam (p = 0.214).
The conclusion of this study there was no correlation between knowledge and attitudes about keeping clean genitalia with vaginal discharge incidence at adolescent girls.
Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Youth, Cleanliness genitalia, vaginal discharge